Saginaw School District Levy Increase (November 2011)

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A Saginaw School District Levy Increase measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Saginaw school district area which is in Saginaw, Genesee and Bay Counties.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 8,565 (41%)
  • NO 12,116 (59%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy by a rate of $1.46 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further twenty years in order to continue to help pay for education programs for students with disabilities.[2]

Text of Measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the 1.9417 mills limitation ($1.9417 on each $1,000.00 of taxable valuation) on the annual property tax previously approved by the electors of Saginaw Intermediate School District, Michigan, for the education of students with a disability be increased by 1.4644 mills ($1.4644 on each $1,000.00 of taxable valuation), for a period of 20 years, 2011 to 2030, inclusive; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2011 is approximately $7,247,800.00 from local property taxes authorized herein?[3]

References

  1. The Saginaw News, "Saginaw County November election results at a glance," November 8, 2011
  2. Bay County Clerk, November Ballot Proposals
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.